CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – FEBRUARY 16: Joe Harris #12 of the Brooklyn Nets takes a shot during the MTN DEW 3-Point Contest as part of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend at Spectrum Center on February 16, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFPBrooklyn’s Joe Harris held off Golden State’s Stephen Curry to win the 3-point contest at All-Star Saturday night.Harris made 12 consecutive shots at one point in the final round on his way to a score of 26 points. Curry was second with 24 in the finals, and Sacramento’s Buddy Hield was third with 19 points.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ MOST READ Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES The Warriors’ star made his first nine shots of the final round, then missed three of five shots from the top of the key.Stephen Curry won the first round with 27 points out of a possible of 34. Hield was second with 26 points, and Harris finished with 25 to grab the last spot in the finals. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history PLDT, Smart launch pro gaming team ‘Omega’ for country’s first franchise-based esports league There were 10 players in the event, and seven went out in the first round.Defending champion Devin Booker made his final seven shots but was eliminated in a tie for fourth with Danny Green with 23 points. The other competitors who did not advance: Dirk Nowitzki and Damian Lillard (17), Seth Curry (16), Kemba Walker (15) and Khris Middleton (11)Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Joe Harris goes perfect on his money ball rack and wins the #MtnDew3PT contest with a final round score of 26! #NBAAllStar #WeGoHard #StateFarmSaturday on @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/xw7WABBHeW— NBA (@NBA) February 17, 2019FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? View comments
Dear Editor,The State embraces and is obligated to abide by this nation’s Constitution. That Constitution addresses almost every aspect regarding the fundamental rights of constituents and the responsibility of those entrusted with upholding Guyana’s Constitution. Those responsibilities ought to transcend personal feelings or partisan political positions, and contribute towards the stability and progressive development of this Cooperative Republic. So I, like many others by way of writing, am exercising one of the constitutional rights. It is our collective expectations that those to whom the matters relate will take responsibility and act towards ensuring that being Guyanese becomes the envy of every other nation on earth. It is not the responsibility of those bestowed with public trust to take umbrage or become unduly defensive when faced with realities by those they are obliged to serve. It is an opportunity for them to improve their competence, trust, and ultimately add to making life livable and a good one in Guyana.Reference is made to a letter captioned “Noise nuisance is killing me” on March 14, 2018 in the local press, which was submitted by “A distraught senior citizen”. The writer still seems to be in a traumatic state and is equally petrified to the point of seeking anonymity. Several posts have also been made over the past year by a gentleman named Malcolm Harripaul regarding a similar situation where he lives in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara). I know how it feels to endure such horrible experiences. I know how much restraint it takes to resist the temptation to respond in similar irresponsible ways. Why aren’t the rights of some of our citizens being respected? Why are a selected few being allowed to continually get away with irresponsible acts at the expense and violation of the rights of other citizens? What will happen if we all decide to violate each other simultaneously because those bestowed with ensuring civility do not act in timely or responsible manners to deter demagogic perpetrators?I invariably attach my name to every missive I post. I am not bothered nor afraid to do so. It is a part of my innate and constitutional right to express myself in a responsible way on matters of concern or contribution to the development of Guyana and preservation of its sovereignty. No other nation on the face of this earth owes me the obligation of protection like Guyana. The same applies to every person born within the jurisdiction of Guyana, and by extension others who have taken the oath to citizenship of this beloved land. Citizens of Guyana have the right to undisturbed peace, and those who abuse their liberties must be made to act responsibly.Sincerely,Orette Cutting
Barama rape caseA mixed jury was on Tuesday empanelled at the Demerara Assizes to begin the trial of Paul Abrams, Claude Craig and Holston Melville who are accused of raping and sodomising a 17-year-old girl in the Barama Complex, Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara on December 5, 2007.Three of the seven witnesses that the prosecution intends to call testified on Tuesday.Attorney-at-Law Bernard De Santos is representing two of the accused – Craig and Abrams – while Attorneys-at-Law Nigel Hughes and Kezia Williams are representing Melville.The matter is presided over by Justice Jo-Ann Barlow while the prosecution is headed by State Counsel Siand Dhurjon.According to reports, the teen was raped by Abrams, her supervisor, while she was working on the night shift with him. Reports are Abrams asked for help and then led her into a room and had sex with her without her consent.After the accused was finished, he allegedly locked the teen in the room and returned with a friend who reportedly sodomised her after which the third accused allegedly went in and did the same.The trial continues today.
The Wologisi Boys of Lofa County yesterday narrowly defeated Bopolu Boys of Gbarpolu 1-0 in a 121 minute challenging football encounter at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.Lofa’s sturdy skipper’s header in the 102th minute – 12th minute in the extra time qualified Lofa to join Bong and Bassa counties.Vice President Joseph N. Boakai, Defense Minister Brownie Samukai, former Foreign Minister Augustus K. Ngafuan and LACE Executive Director Julius Sele were in the stands to cheer against Gbarpolu County.Gbarpolu’s goalie Jerry Vah was the man of the match owing to his exceptional saves, while skipper Kortu Brown managed the turf in the defense and aided in the midfield which gave his side an edge over Lofa in ball possession and attempt at goal.The Bopolu side through players Alvin Nyumah and Patrick Kamara blew their chances in front of the goal twice, in both halves, while Ahmed Fulkton would not twist his head to jab goalie Tanner and net a goal in the 46th minute.Lofa’s left winger Stephen Dunor was outstanding in dribbling but had very poor clinical tactics.Varkumah Dolley and Mamadee Traora also failed miserably due to faulty passes and less ball control.In the second half, Lofa replaced Jacob Korlor with Mamadee; Lasanna Kamara substituted Dolley and David Selma came in for Dunor.As for Gbarpolu, though they continued to control the ball and made some substitutions, cutting edge was still lacking. Players Paye Karpan substituted Taweh Zah; Alpanso Nah replaced Kamara and Ahmed sat for Vam Sanny.Vice President Boakai could not be reached for comment after the game, because immediately Lofa rattled the net, the Vice President happily left the field.The President of Liberia Business Association (LIBA) Dee Maxwell Kamayah thanked the players for the win and stressed that the county will only succeed in the County Meet, if the players are determined.On Wednesday, he gave the equivalent of US$1,200 to the team for preparation. Lofa County’s Steve Zargo also hailed the team.Gbarpolu County Superintendent Armah Sarnoh said their defeat to Lofa did not hurt much because Lofa gave birth to Gbarpolu.“It was mother and daughter game,” Mr. Sarnoh said.However, in the kickball version, Montserrado County whipped Grand Kru, 3-2 points and joined Nimba and Bassa for the semi-finals.Meanwhile, on Saturday the Putu girls and boys of Grand Gedeh are expected to lock horns with the Bopolu girls and Mesurado boys of Montserrado County for the last semifinals. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Ron Myers said firefighters relied heavily on water-dropping units because of the rough terrain. “It’s a steep (area) with heavy brush,” Myers said. Officials reiterated concerns about the severe fire danger, with Los Angeles on track to have the driest rainy season on record. firstname.lastname@example.org (818) 713-3329160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! UNIVERSAL CITY – Two Illinois teens surrendered Friday after allegedly touching off a wildfire that scorched the tinder-dry hills west of Griffith Park and spewed a column of smoke that could be seen for miles. About 300 firefighters and seven water-dropping air units battled the blaze, which spread quickly from five to 150 acres near Barham Boulevard and Forest Lawn Drive, officials said. At an evening news conference, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said the blaze had been deliberately set. “They’ve admitted that they started this fire,” Villaraigosa said of the 16- and 17-year-old boys, who turned themselves in to Burbank police and were later taken to the LAPD’s Hollywood station. No other details about the boys were available. Firefighters responded about 1 p.m. to a call at the Oakwood Toluca Hills Apartment Complex in the 3600 block of North Barham Boulevard. The fire was dangerously close to the facility, known for housing out-of-town actors looking for their big break in Hollywood. “It’s something you don’t want to see in your backyard, that’s for sure,” said actor and apartment resident Travis Caldwell, 18. “It was nuts. It started so small and it just raced right up the hill.” There were some anxious moments as flames threatened Warner Bros. Studios and the landmark Hollywood sign, but no structural damage was reported. One firefighter suffered a minor injury, officials said.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The city of Fort St. John will be hosting a public consultation seminar on proposed changes to its animal control bylaws.The city announced the proposed changes back on August 31st. The bylaw last saw changes twenty years ago, and the proposed changes include new or reworded regulations that the city says will make residents safer. City bylaw enforcement officers say that the majority of cases that they respond to are for dog interactions. In 2015, bylaw officers received 385 dog and animal complaints, impounded 98 dogs, dealt with 271 lost, injured or deceased animals, followed up on 121 dogs at large, and investigated 53 dog attacks.The public meeting will be taking place at the Pomeroy Sports Centre starting at 6:00 p.m. this evening, where residents can voice their concerns. Residents can also provide feedback on the city’s website.- Advertisement -Council will review the updated bylaw, along with the public’s feedback, at its council meeting scheduled for October 11th.
0Shares0000Brazil’s Neymar scored a superb goal on his return from injury against Croatia © AFP / Oli SCARFFLIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Jun 3 – Neymar celebrated his eagerly anticipated return from injury with a superb goal for Brazil in their World Cup warm-up against Croatia on Sunday.Neymar had been sidelined for over three months after fracturing his foot while playing for Paris Saint-Germain against Marseille in Ligue 1 on February 25. But the 26-year-old striker has made a strong recovery and handed Brazil a pre-World Cup boost when he came off the bench to replace Fernandinho for the second half at Anfield.And Neymar showed no signs of rust as he got on the scoresheet in the 68th minute with a sublime individual effort to put Brazil ahead.He needed just 23 minutes to prove how important he is, not only to Brazil’s hope of a sixth world title but also for the millions of fans who will watch the World Cup hoping the planet’s most expensive player can take a leading role.Receiving a pass from Philippe Coutinho, Neymar cut into the area, beating Sime Vrsaljko and Duje Caleta-Car with impressive close control and dribbling, before burying a shot into the roof of the goal from the edge of the six-yard area.Neymar ran behind the goal, in front of Anfield’s legendary Kop end, and punched the air in delight as he was mobbed by team-mates.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
“I really believe and I am confident that we will earn promotion. I am upbeat about this and from the beginning I have told my boys that our first match next season will be up against a Premier League team. We believe that and we are working very hard to achieve that,” Juma noted.He added; “If you look at how we are playing and the belief the players have, I am convinced that we can actually dream of it and achieve it.”Last Monday’s massive 3-1 win over Wazito was testament enough that the side can vie for one of the three available promotion slots, two of them being automatic.He now hopes that his side can keep the same form and improve over their next few games.Talanta FC players celebrate one of their three goals against Wazito FC during their National Super League tie at the Camp Toyoyo Ground on March 4, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu“I have a very good team of young and ambitious players, but we have only one problem; striking. If we can get one or two very good strikers then I believe we will compete to be even the top. I have so far found one from Modern Coast and I am looking for another to have varied options,” Juma noted.“We have a good defense line, a good midfield but upfront is where the real challenge is. We need to click in that end and I believe we will be a force to reckon in this league,” Abdallah further stated.Talanta will face Shabana FC in their next assignment at the Camp Toyoyo Ground on Friday, a tie that Juma says will be tough.“Shabana is a very tough team and they are also seeking to get promotion. We will make a few changes to the team to give some of the players playing time and also one of the new players,” the tactician stated.Ushuru FC players celebrate one of their three goals during their 3-0 win over Kangemi All Stars at the Camp Toyoyo Ground on March 4, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluMeanwhile, leaders Ushuru FC will take on eighth placed Kenya Police in the early kick off, the taxmen looking to keep their three-point lead at the top intact.Two times in a row, Ushuru have finished third in the standings to compete in the play-off, failing in both occasions. However, this time, head coach Ken Kenyatta says he does not want to take the play-off lottery, but get automatic promotion.“This is a thing we want to avoid and from when the season started, our target has always been to get automatic promotion. I am glad that we have started the season well and I hope we can maintain it to the end. We have a good team and we can get that automatic slot,” Kenyatta stated.“But we are playing in a very tough and competitive league so we need to take each game at a time, a step a day,” he added.Ushuru carry with them an enviable run of three wins on the trot and Kenyatta says their confidence has been hugely boosted by the run including Monday’s 3-0 victory against Kangemi All Stars.Elsewhere, Wazito FC who have lost back to back matches and sacked their coach Mohammed Mchulla will look for redemption when they travel away to Nakuru to face St. Joseph.Wazito are tied on points with second placed Nairobi Stima but have an inferior goal difference. Stima will be at home in Naivasha taking on Eldoret Youth.Round 19 FixturesFridayUshuru vs Kenya Police (Camp Toyoyo, 11 am)Nairobi City Stars vs Kibera Black Stars (Camp Toyoyo, 2 pm)FC Talanta vs Shabana (Camp Toyoyo, 4.15 pm)St Joseph Youth vs Wazito (Afraha Stadium, 3 pm)Nairobi Stima vs Eldoret Youth (Karuturi Grounds, 3 pm)Modern Coast Rangers vs Fortune Sacco (Serani Sports Ground, 3 pm)Coast Stima vs Green Commandos (Mbaraki Sports Club, 3 pm)Kisumu All Stars vs Thika United (Moi Stadium Kisumu, 3 pm)SaturdayBidco United vs Administration Police (Thika Stadium, 3 pm)Kangemi All Stars vs Migori Youth (Camp Toyoyo, 3 pm)0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000FC Talanta head coach Abdallah Juma feeds out instructions during a past match .PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 7 – Former Chemelil Sugar, KCB and Thika United tactician Juma Abdallah dreams of a return to top flight football and is confident that his current employers, FC Talanta have what it takes to take him back to the Kenyan Premier League.Talanta are placed fourth in the National Super League standings with 35 points, three behind third placed Wazito and six behind leaders Ushuru FC.
The lotto numbers for this week were 5,10,16,22 and the match 3 winner was Eileen Quinn. Next weeks jackpot is €1,780. Sellers this week are Charlie Gallagher and Eunan McBride.The reserves play in Glenfinn on St Patricks day @ 1pm and seniors play in Glencolmcille @ 2pm on march 20th in the Gaeltacht.Thanks to everyone who attended the poker classic in Wilkins on Sunday night and those who organised it. The next monthly meeting will be on the 11th of April.Operation Transformation is being run in the club from next Wednesday night, 8pm weigh-in at the clubhouse all people are welcome.EndsGLENSWILLY GAA CLUB NOTES was last modified: March 15th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
MONEY Some Manchester United fans have made their feelings towards under-fire boss Jose Mourinho known by bringing a cut-out of Zinedine Zidane to the Newcastle game.Mourinho’s Red Devils are winless in their last four matches and there are rumours the Portuguese manager’s time will soon be up. Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REVEALED Mourinho took responsibility for United’s dreadful form in a three-minute press conference on Friday and predicted another tough game on Saturday evening.You can listen to live commentary of Manchester United vs Newcastle on talkSPORT. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions RANKED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Look what #MUFC fans have taken to Old Trafford today 😂😂📻 Tune in → https://t.co/nOCybhqfpb pic.twitter.com/Tm3dwcjE5N— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) October 6, 2018Former Real Madrid boss Zidane is currently out of a job and remains one of the favourites to replace Mourinho should the club sack him.And it appears that prospect is quite appealing to certain sections of the United faithful as supporters were pictured outside Old Trafford with a life-size cut-out of the legendary Frenchman.This comes after a torrid fortnight which has left United tenth in the Premier League and desperate for three points against the struggling Magpies. LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS silverware REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 1 ADVICE England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Mourinho’s press conference was very brief BEST OF